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Emerson Announces 2019 ASCO Engineering Scholarships
September 30, 2019

Emerson has awarded $120,000 in scholarships over the past 12 years.

Ductile Glass Process Discovered
September 27, 2019

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered a way to make glass less brittle and less likely to break.

Researchers Find Artificial Leaves Fail To Meet Expectations
September 27, 2019

While artificial leaves hold promise as a way to take carbon dioxide — a potent greenhouse gas — out of the atmosphere, there is…

Accelerating Biopharmaceutical Process With New Algorithms
September 26, 2019

Biopharmaceuticals are necessary, life-saving tools. But the process for making them is time-consuming and costly…

Harnessing Bistability With Hyperbolic Paraboloid Origami
September 26, 2019

While perhaps not as iconic as the paper crane, the hypar origami with its sweeping opposing arcs and saddle shape has long been popular for…

Woolpert Announces Launch Of STREAM:RASTER Software
September 25, 2019

Subscription software service will host and facilitate access to geospatial imagery in the cloud.

Foundation Awards $62,000 In Scholarships
September 25, 2019

Since 2003, Rees has awarded more than $850,000 in scholarships to aspiring HVACR technicians.

Softening Shear-Thickening Fluids With Acoustic Energy
September 24, 2019

Researchers are using ultrasonic waves to manipulate the viscosity of shear-thickening materials, turning solids to slush – and back again.

The AVS 66th International Symposium & Exhibition Scheduled
September 24, 2019

Scientists and companies will showcase their latest research, tools, equipment and services at the AVS 66th International Symposium and Exhibition.

Firm Announces $63.7 Million Facility Expansion
September 23, 2019
ASHRAE Issues Call For Comment - Addenda to Numerous Standards
September 23, 2019

Public and stakeholder review and comment sought for the purpose of developing consensus standards.

Governor Sets Agenda For Deployment Of Clean Energy
September 20, 2019

Executive Order establishes ambitious statewide goals and targets for clean energy deployment.

AHRTI Receives $2.1 Million Funding Award
September 20, 2019

Funding awarded to conduct essential research on low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants.

Dewberry Selected To Assist With Direct Housing Assessment Team Contract
September 19, 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected Dewberry to assist the Direct Housing Assessment Team (DHAT) in…

New E-glove Offers Realistic Human Hand-like Features
September 19, 2019

An electronic glove, or e-glove, developed by Purdue University researchers can be worn over a prosthetic hand to provide humanlike softness, warmth, appearance and…

ASCE Announces September Technical Lunch Meeting
September 18, 2019
Study Finds Structurally Complex Forests Better At Carbon Sequestration
September 18, 2019

Study demonstrates that a forest’s structural complexity is a better predictor of carbon sequestration potential.

New Technique Generates Waves For Nondestructive Testing
September 17, 2019

Many industrial buildings, including nuclear power plants and chemical plants, rely on ultrasound instruments that continually monitor the structural integrity of their systems without…

Technology Developed That May Help Reverse Baldness
September 17, 2019

Reversing baldness could someday be as easy as wearing a hat, thanks to a noninvasive, low-cost hair-growth-stimulating technology developed by engineers…

Testing Seeks To Find Answers For Effective Drone Traffic Management
September 16, 2019

Tests were part of a FAA initiative known as the UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program (UPP).

Firm Announces Investment To Expand Manufacturing Facility
September 16, 2019

Investment of over $200,000 will enable firm to meet increased demand for its products and services.

Graphene Shield May Help Block Mosquito Bites
September 13, 2019

An innovative graphene-based film helps shield people from disease-carrying mosquitos, according to a new study…

Researchers Aim To Push Cost-Effective Fuel Cell Technology
September 13, 2019

Researchers at the University of Delaware are working on technology to make fuel cells cheaper and more powerful so that fuel cell vehicles…

Russell County Receives AFID Planning Grant
September 12, 2019

Grant will fund economic development feasibility study.

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